Business

Restauranteur sets up shop close to home

FOLLANSBEE - After owning and operating a restaurant in Wheeling for several years, John Kuzma saw the opportunity to do business closer to home and seized it.A retired employee with 30 years of service with Weirton Steel, Kuzma became interested in running a restaurant long before that and ...

Cafaro clears St. Clairsville site for future development

ST. CLAIRSVILLE - Nearly seven years after the last porterhouse steak left its grill, Cafaro Co. officials demolished the former Bonanza Steakhouse building outside the Ohio Valley Mall to meet additional demands for retail space."We don't have any formal agreements with tenants yet," Cafaro ...

Real Estate Transfers

The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County:Timothy and Rachelle Quigg to Lori Montgomery, 0.83 acre, Saline Township.James Kuhn (deceased) to Sherry Kuhn and others, 0.8027 acre, Mount Pleasant Township.Donna Swartz to Margaret O'Tool, 46.0582, Knox Township.Beverly ...

Menards delays some construction

By IAN HICKSStaff writerTRIADELPHIA - Big-box retailer Menards has said it's delaying construction of multiple new locations, casting uncertainty on the timeline for its first West Virginia store planned for the Highlands in Ohio County.Menards officials have confirmed they're pushing back ...

Quick takes

RECEIVES AWARD: Ron Todd, a former resident of Wellsville and a 1951 graduate of Irondale High School, recently was presented with an Award of Excellence from DATA colleagues in England.The award noted his work while at New York University, Drexel University and the College of New Jersey. The ...

Main Street Bank holds annual shareholders’ meeting

WHEELING - Main Street Financial Services Corp. posted net earnings of $4 million in 2015, representing $2.32 in earnings per share for its shareholders and an increase of 14 percent from its 2014 earnings of $3.5 million and $2.03 per share.At the meeting, a dividend of $.28 per share was ...

Real Estate Transfers

The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County:Barbara Cook (deceased) to George Cook Jr., metes, Steubenville Township.Vickie Shaffer (deceased) to James Shaffer, 20.82 acres, Island Creek Township.Betty Ash (deceased) to James Ash and others, part lot 31, Original ...

Convenient reopens in Weirton

WEIRTON - A familiar business is back in Weirton, with a new owner at the helm.Convenient Food Mart located at 1228 Pennsylvania Ave. reopened its doors recently, holding a grand opening Tuesday with city officials and representatives of the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce joining owner Frank ...

Quick takes

SEMINAR PLANNED: The Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley is hosting a continuing education seminar for local legal and finance professionals. The seminar is scheduled from noon to 4:30 p.m. on May 12 at Williams Golf and Country Club in Weirton."Social Enterprise and Charitable Planning ...

Great Vacation Giveaway coming soon

STEUBENVILLE - The Herald-Star and The Weirton Daily Times and their advertisers are partnering in the Great Vacation Giveaway in which lucky readers and patrons can win free vacations.The contest begins and runs for four consecutive weeks in both newspapers - May 22 and 29; and June 5 and ...